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Whether you are in the fast, fast casual, fine dining or other sectors of the industry, we understand the challenges you face: Margins are small, exposure to theft is high, reliance on labor is intensive and customer satisfaction is imperative. The ORBA team offers a wealth of experience, ideas and financial solutions that can make the difference between a successful, profitable venture or one that faces financial hurdles that are difficult to overcome.

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From new ventures just getting off the ground to mature operations, our clients include franchisers and franchisees, family-owned restaurants, and investor-owned, multistate and multiunit concepts. We help new restaurants get started on the right track by setting up internal controls, designing back-office systems, selecting general ledger software and assisting in many other areas. With our integrated tax, consulting and accounting expertise, we help you establish and continue to serve up healthy results.

Consulting
  • Entity structuring and investor analysis
  • Developing informative periodic financial analysis templates
  • Coordinating payroll and tip reporting practices
  • Point-of-sale (POS) system selection
  • Gift card analysis
  • Menu engineering
  • Inventory management
Tax
  • Tax planning and consulting
  • State and local tax expertise
  • Proactive tax saving strategies
  • Restaurant tax credits
  • Updates in tax laws and accounting rules that directly impact your business
  • Cost segregation studies
Tax logo: a blue circle with a percentage sign in it.
Accounting
  • Financial statement audits, reviews and compilations
  • Agreed upon procedures engagements
  • Internal control and fraud examinations
  • Evaluate receivables and cash receipts
  • Evaluate franchisee revenues
  • Employee benefit plan audits
Accounting logo: a yellow circle with a plus symbol, subtraction symbol, multiplication symbol and a division symbol.

Resources 

2023AMERICA'S BEST TAX AND ACCOUNTING FIRMS Forbes, 2021-2023 Rankings
TOP 100FIRMS TO WATCH Accounting Today, 2014-2024 Rankings
2023 Top WorkplacesCULTURE EXCELLENCE AWARD - INNOVATION, LEADERSHIP, COMPENSATION & BENEFITS AND WORK-LIFE FLEXIBILITY Energage, 2021-2023 Rankings
Top 200public accounting firms INSIDE Public Accounting, 2013-2023 Rankings
2023LARGEST ACCOUNTING FIRMS Crain's Chicago Business, 2011-2023 Rankings
2023TOP WORKPLACES USA Energage, 2020-2023 Rankings
2023TOP WORKPLACES The Chicago Tribune 2010-2016; 2020-2023 Rankings
GREAT LAKESRegional Leader Accounting Today, 2012-2024 Rankings
over40 years Of High Performing Service To Clients In Chicago & Beyond

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Firm News

06.04.24

ORBA Adds Salt Lake City Office to its Accounting, Tax and Advisory Practice: Experienced Local CPA, Darin Fullmer, to Manage
SALT LAKE CITY — Ostrow Reisin Berk & Abrams, Ltd. (ORBA), one of Chicago’s largest full-service accounting, tax and advisory firms, proudly announces the opening of its first office outside the Midwest in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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Guides

ORBA will gladly provide you with hard copies of the useful guides listed below. Select which guides you would like to receive and submit the form below.

  • Tax Pocket Guide
  • Tax Planning Guide
  • Records Retention Schedule
  • Auto, Travel & Business Log

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